The median annual salary for a Java Developer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Chester during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Java Developer
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 10 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Java Developer 21 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 15.56% 9.93% 3.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.28% 10.07% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 21 14 5
Median salary £47,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.66% -11.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% +2.27%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 149 154
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 95.56% 98.68% 96.25%
Number of salaries quoted 111 132 106
Median salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.44% +11.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Java Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester that featured Java Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester.

Salary trend for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Java Developer in Chester over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Java Developer in Chester

Java Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, Java Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Chester region featuring Java Developer in the job title.

1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 35 (92.11%) Spring
3 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (60.53%) TDD
5 22 (57.89%) Hibernate
6 18 (47.37%) SQL
7 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
8 14 (36.84%) HTML
9 12 (31.58%) MVC
9 12 (31.58%) Unit Testing
10 10 (26.32%) J2EE
11 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
12 8 (21.05%) Oracle
12 8 (21.05%) JUnit
13 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
13 7 (18.42%) jQuery
13 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
13 7 (18.42%) Spring Integration
14 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
14 6 (15.79%) iBATIS
14 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
14 6 (15.79%) SOAP
14 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
15 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
15 5 (13.16%) JDBC
15 5 (13.16%) Maven
15 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
15 5 (13.16%) JSON
16 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
16 4 (10.53%) JIRA

Java Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.63%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) JUnit
2 5 (13.16%) Maven
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.53%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) Spring
2 22 (57.89%) Hibernate
3 14 (36.84%) HTML
4 10 (26.32%) J2EE
5 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
6 7 (18.42%) jQuery
6 7 (18.42%) Spring Integration
6 7 (18.42%) Spring MVC
7 6 (15.79%) iBATIS
7 6 (15.79%) SOAP
8 5 (13.16%) JDBC
8 5 (13.16%) JSON
9 4 (10.53%) JSP
10 3 (7.89%) REST
10 3 (7.89%) Web Services
11 2 (5.26%) Guava
11 2 (5.26%) JAX-RS
11 2 (5.26%) JPA
12 1 (2.63%) Backbone.js
12 1 (2.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (86.84%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (60.53%) TDD
3 12 (31.58%) MVC
3 12 (31.58%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) IT Strategy
4 5 (13.16%) Software Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) BDD
5 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.89%) Issue Tracking
6 1 (2.63%) Analytics
6 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.63%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.63%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.63%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
6 1 (2.63%) OOP
6 1 (2.63%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (100.00%) Java
2 18 (47.37%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.79%) PL/SQL
Vendors
1 8 (21.05%) Oracle
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